SmartAsset found the top 10 metro areas where homeowners come out ahead.
Host of CNBC's "The Deed: Chicago," Sean Conlon says the fastest path to wealth in America for most people is owning a home.
Rent-A-Center said it expects its 2018 annual earnings to fall between $1.20 to $1.40 per share, topping analysts' forecasts.
Retailers including Zumiez, Buckle and Rent-A-Center also posted gains Thursday.
Owning a home in New Jersey is nearly twice as expensive as renting, according to Nerdwallet.
On CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich," one homeowner has added some very unusual touches.
Rent this "safari-themed" menagerie of furs, skins and horns for $50,000 a month.